in association with

VCSE Collaborative

Key Information

Collaboration between VCSE organisations and Health to champion better heath and wellbeing

The Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Collaborative represents the wider VCSE Sector and comprises of Place Leads from VCSE sector infrastructure organisations, the NHS, and the VCSE Programme Director. The VCSE Collaborative sits within the governance of the HNY HCP and is equal to the other Collaboratives of Mental Health, Primary Care, Acute and Community.

The VCSE Collaborative’s vision is to enable the potential and impact of the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector to be realised by being fully integrated into the planning, design and delivery of health and care across the Humber and North Yorkshire.

The Collaborative meet on a monthly basis. Following each meeting they share an overview of the discussions with the wider VCSE sector to update you on the Collaborative’s activities.

Who are the VCSE Collaborative Members?

VCSE Place Leads

  1. EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE: Jamie Lewis – Chief Executive - HEY Smile Foundation
  2. HULL: Jason Stamp – Chief Officer, Forum - Chair VCSE Leadership Programme
  3. NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE: Jennifer Johnson - Sector Support North Lincs
  4. NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE: Lucy Stephenson - Chief Executive of Citizens Advice North Lincolnshire
  5. NORTH YORKSHIRE: Jane Colthup – Chief Executive - Community First Yorkshire
  6. VALE OF YORK: Alison Semmence – Chief Executive - York CVS - Vice Chair VCSE Leadership Programme


NHS - Humber Geographical Partnership Rep: Erica DailyNHS - North Yorkshire and York: Sam Haward 

VCSE Programme Director

Gary Sainty – Humber and North Yorkshire Health & Care Partnership

Find out more about the Collaborative here 


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